Schoolchildren plant more than 150 trees in Gozo

It looks like Gozo is getting even greener. Malta’s prettier little sister has raised the bar yet again by planting more trees. Pupils from Ghajnsielem Primary School got their hands dirty by helping to plant more than 150 indigenous trees and saplings in a bare field at Ta’ Passi. It’s the same area where the […]

Gozo’s living nativity village is officially open

Thousands of visitors are expected to attend this year’s edition of Bethlehem f’Ghajnsielem. The nativity village, which is celebrating its 11th anniversary, was officially opened by President George Vella on Friday afternoon. Just a couple of minutes’ walk from Mgarr Harbour, the village aims to recreate the nativity scene in Bethlehem 2,000 years ago as […]

Gozo just got smaller! Cliff collapses during storm

People have been urged to stay away from a section of the idyllic Gozo coast after a rockfall. Gale-force winds and heavy rain been blamed for causing the collapse at Xatt l-Ahmar. Overlooked by Fort Chambray, the bay is popular with swimmers and boat owners, especially in the summer months. Ghajnsielem’s mayor Kevin Cauchi urged […]

What a load of rubbish! Gozo beauty spot gets a clean-up

It’s one of the most spectacular views in the Maltese Islands. And now the view from Nadur across to Comino and Malta looks even more stunning after a major clean-up of the countryside. A team of enthusiastic volunteers joined Nadur’s mayor Edward Said to help make a difference. One of the volunteers Nora Evison said: […]

Tourist seriously injured in Gozo quad bike crash

A tourist has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries following a road accident in Gozo. Police said they were called to the crash scene in Ghajnsielem on Monday afternoon. The accident happened at around 3pm in Borg Gharib Street, the main road between Xewkija and Qala. A police spokesman told 89.7 Bay: ‘Preliminary investigations […]